Archive | June, 2015

T-Mobile suffering from widespread SMS issues

UPDATE: If you’re having SMS issues, T-Mobile also suggests switching your phone into 2G/3G-only mode to see if that alleviates your texting problem. UPDATE 2: Several of you are reporting that you’re receiving loads of texts at once, suggesting that the problem may be resolved. There’s still no official word from T-Mobile, but things may be getting better. UPDATE 3: T-Mobile reached out to say that customers are seeing improvements … [read full article]

Now that T-Mobile’s JUMP! on Demand is here, are you switching? [Poll]

Yesterday saw the official launch of T-Mobile’s latest Uncarrier phase. As part 1 of #UncarrierAmped, T-Mo decided to give its JUMP! upgrades program a huge revamp. Rather than charge customers monthly for the right to upgrade when they liked, they decided to change it in to a more flexible phone lease program. Now, you’ll pay one monthly rental fee for a new smartphone and … [read full article]

T-Mo Microsoft Lumia 435 gets Windows 8.1 update 2

Microsoft’s Lumia 435 is one of the cheapest Windows Phone smartphones on the market and earlier today, Windows Phonw 8.1 update 2 started rolling out. If you have one of these budget smartphones check your settings menu for updates now. Once updated, your Lumia will be running software version 8.10.15148.160 which features a number of small tweaks to features and performance. The latest update lets you change your phone name by going to … [read full article]

LG Leon LTE just $79.92 from tomorrow, 2 for $100 and 4 for $100 extended until July 14th

T-Mobile has sent a couple of communications out to its retail staff regarding promotions. The one above features two offers available this weekend. One which, sadly, expired today but another kicks off tomorrow through Tuesday. From June 28th to June 30th, customers will be able to purchase the LG Leon LTE for under $80. That’s down from the original full retail price of $149. Not a bad deal at all for a phone … [read full article]

Tom Wheeler pushes against T-Mobile request for 40MHz reserve in 600MHz auction

News this morning from the Commission states that Tom Wheeler, the FCC’s chairman, is pushing against T-Mo’s request to raise the spectrum reserve in next year’s low-band auction. In a blog post today, Wheeler stated the following: “While some parties have petitioned the Commission to increase the size of the reserve, the draft Order on Reconsideration I am circulating today would maintain the reserve size at the current level. The draft … [read full article]

Everything you need to know about T-Mobile’s new JUMP! on Demand lease program

T-Mobile very recently announced its brand new version of JUMP!. Named JUMP! on Demand, instead of charging you extra on top of your EIP for the privilege of upgrading early, you’ll now lease a smartphone and upgrade whenever you like. Since it was announced we’ve been bombarded with questions, and I’ve been sent an internal communication (or five) that lays out virtually everything you … [read full article]

Uncarrier Amped beginning with a revamped JUMP! plan

Just a few seconds ago, John Legere tweeted out the first in today’s announcements. Or rather, teased at an announcement before then going on to explain. At time of beginning this post, he hadn’t yet said anything specific except that JUMP! is getting a revamp. This post is developing, I’ll keep adding information as I wade through it. UPDATE: T-Mobile has updated its newsroom page with the full press release, and … [read full article]